New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills

AGC 'Training for Industry'

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Animal Welfare Act 1999
- Worksafe New Zealand Health and Safety Guide
- New Zealand Transport Agency Agricultural Vehicle Guide.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to enable the recognition of the entry level skills and knowledge required by the primary industry sector, and to provide a training pathway for entry into careers in the primary sector.

This qualification is targeted at new or potential entrants into the primary sector including seasonal workers, career changers and those not yet engaged in education, employment or training.

This qualification will allow primary industry workplaces to:

- recognise the skill development of casual, seasonal and/or entry level employees, and

- identify graduates who can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge to contribute safely and effectively in the workplace.

Graduates will be capable of working under supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies at this level can earn:

($1)

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$43,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

38%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Diamond Jubilee Agricultural Tertiary Bursary

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000.00

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Lawson Robinson Hawke’s Bay Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington

Website:

http://www.showgroundshb.co.nz/admin/uploads/file/2019-lawrob-scholarship2.pdf

Value:

$3000 (incl GST), payable towards their course fees.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 348 8215
Fax: (06) 348 4330
Email: info@agchallenge.co.nz
Web: http://www.agctraining.co.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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